Poll Results

KOFantasyBoxing Visitors Pick the Fights & More

Your Poll Results

Compiled by Alex Pierpaoli

originally published 3/29/07 on KOFantasyBoxing.com

 

Since KOFantasyBoxing went live on the net we’ve featured polls to get your perspective on upcoming fights and issues in the world of boxing.  Our polls include Prediction Polls in which visitors selected potential outcomes for upcoming fights, and we also posted Opinion Polls regarding boxing related issues to measure public sentiment.

In Fight Prediction Polls KOFantasyBoxing visitors went 12-15 in terms of accuracy.  These results were gathered from polls posted on the homepage, they are for entertainment purposes only and should not to be considered scientifically accurate.  To vote in KOFantasyBoxing’s polls simply click Vote after making your selection in the Polls box on the left of this page.  Make sure to hit refresh to vote in all of our polls but please vote only once per customer.

Read on to see how your picks stacked up against what actually went down in the prize ring:

Who is the best fighter in the world, Pound-for-Pound?

Jermain Taylor  9%

Manny Pacquiao  37%                                                                           

Floyd Mayweather Jr.  35%

Winky Wright 11%

Ricky Hatton  5%

Marco Antonio Barrera  5%

 

The general consensus is that the current P4P champ in terms of Skills is Pretty Boy Floyd Mayweather while Manny Pacquiao is the P4P champ in terms of Thrills.

Who would you consider fighter of the year for 2006?

Joe Calzaghe   10%

Bernard Hopkins  0%

Manny Pacquiao  55%

Wladimir Klitschko 14%

Miguel Cotto  23%

 

The BWAA’s fighter of the year for 2006 was Manny Pacquiao, as voted by KOFantasyBoxing visitors.

Who will win: Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Marco Antonio Barrera?

Barrera by Knockout   21%

Barrera by Decision     37%

Draw                              5%

Marquez By Knockout 10%

Marquez By Decision  30%

 

Actual Result- Marquez won a unanimous decision.

Who will win: Shane Mosley vs. Luis Collazo?

Collazo by Knockout 0%

Collazo by Decision  14%

Draw 0%

Mosley by Knockout 0%

Mosley by Decision 87%

 

Actual Result- Mosley won a unanimous decision.

Who will win: Juan Urango versus Ricky Hatton?

Hatton by Knockout 27%

Hatton by Decision 61%

Draw  5%

Urango by Knockout 9%

Urango by Decision 0%

 

Actual Result- Hatton won a unanimous decision

Who will win: Anthony Hanshaw vs. Jean Paul Mendy?

Mendy by Knockout  18%

Mendy by Decision  48%

Draw                 12%

Hanshaw by Knockout  12%

Hanshaw by Decision  12%

 

Actual Result- fight declared a Draw

 

Who will win: Jermain Taylor versus Kassim Ouma?                                

Taylor by Knockout  45%

Taylor by Decision  28%

Draw  0%

Ouma by Knockout  7%

Ouma by Decision  21%

 

Actual Result- Taylor won a unanimous decision

Who will win: Manny Pacquiao versus Erik Morales 3? 

Pacquiao by knockout  72%

Pacquiao by decision  14%

Draw    0%

Morales by knockout  5%

Morales by decision  12%

 

Actual Result- Pacquiao won by third round knockout

Who will win: Samuel Peter vs. James Toney 2?

Peter by knockout  0%

Peter by decision  46%

Draw  0%

Toney by knockout  37%

Toney by decision   19%

 

Actual Result- Peter by unanimous decision

Who will win: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Calvin Brock?

Brock by Knockout  21%

Brock by Decision  0%

Draw 5%

Klitschko by Knockout  46%

Klitschko by Decision  30%

Actual Result- Klitschko by seventh round knockout

Who will win: Nicolay Valuev vs. Monte Barrett?

Barrett by Knockout 0%

Barrett by Decision 0%

Draw    0%

Valuev by Knockout 100%

Valuev by Decision 0%

 

Actual Result- Valuev by eleventh round knockout

Who will win: Sergei Lyakohvich vs. Shannon Briggs?   

Briggs by Knockout  32%

Briggs by Decision  16%

Draw  0%

Lyakohvich by Knockout   37%

Lyakohvich by Decision  16%

 

Actual Result- Briggs by twelfth round knockout

Who will win: James Toney versus Samuel Peter?

Toney by knockout   17%

Toney by decision  42% 

Draw  3%

Peter by knockout   28%

Peter by decision  12%

 

Actual Result- Peter won a split decision

Who will win: Hasim Rahman versus Oleg Maskaev 2?  

Rahman by knockout  47%

Rahman by decision    0%

Draw  7%

Maskaev by knockout  30%

Maskaev by decision   17%

 

Actual Result- Maskaev by 12th round TKO

Related Polls: Who is the best heavyweight titlist in the world?

Wladimir Klitschko57%

Shannon Briggs 18%

Oleg Maskaev 14%

Nikolay Valuev 14%

Is Samuel Peter the best heavyweight in the world?

Without a title, yes. 58%

He’s the best, he’d crush Wlad in a rematch. 11%

No, but he’s probably the most exciting. 32%

Should Joe Mesi be fighting?

Yes, he has a right to fight even at his own serious risk  44%

No way, the guy’s head is a time bomb.  31%

If he does fight I gotta see what happens.  14%

No and I won’t watch him risk his health.  14%

Mesi has fought 4 times since the fateful bout with Vassily Jirov in which he suffered bleeding on the brain.  Medical experts have since cleared Mesi to fight although the major boxing sites in the US still refuse to allow him to fight under their authority.  Mesi scored a first round knockout over George Lineberger in his most recent fight, February 22nd.

Who will win: Floyd Mayweather versus Carlos Baldomir?

Mayweather by Knockout  29%

Mayweather by Decision  48%                                                                      

Draw  0%

Baldomir by Knockout  24%

Baldomir by Decision  0%

 

Actual Result- Mayweather by unanimous decision

Related Poll- Who is the better fighter? 

Winky Wright  34%

Floyd Mayweather Jr.  67%

 

Who will win: Peter Manfredo versus Joey Spina?

Manfredo by Knockout  0%

Manfredo by Decision  63%

Draw 0%

Spina by Knockout  38%

Spina by Decision 0%

 

Actual Result- Manfredo by third round knockout

Who will win: Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Rocky Juarez 2?       

Barrera by Knockout  0%

Barrera by Decision  80%

Draw  0%

Juarez by Knockout  10%

Juarez by Decision   10%

 

Actual Result- Barrera by unanimous decision

Who will win: Fernando Vargas versus Shane Mosley 2?

Mosley by knockout  25%

Mosley by decision  25%

Draw  0%

Vargas by knockout  17%

Vargas by decision  34%

 

Actual Result- Mosley won by sixth round knockout

Who will win: Clinton Woods versus Glencoffe Johnson?          

Woods by Decision  34%

Woods by Knockout  23%

Draw  0%

Johnson by Decision  17%

Johnson by Knockout  28%

 

Actual Result- Clinton Woods won by split decision.  This was the rubber match of their three bout series.  They first fought on November seventh, 2003, which resulted in a draw.  Johnson won the rematch on February sixth 2004 and Woods took the third and most recent bout on September second 2006.

 

Who will win: Ricardo Mayorga versus Oscar De La Hoya?

DeLaHoya by Knockout  33%

DeLaHoya by Decision   46%

Draw  0%

Mayorga by Knockout  19%

Mayorga by Decision  3%

 

Actual Result- De La Hoya won by sixth round TKO

 

Related Polls- Who do you want Oscar De La Hoya to fight next?         

Felix Trinidad  25%

Floyd Mayweather Jr. 33%                                                                    

Kassim Ouma  0%

Winner of Mosley-Vargas 2  18%

He should go out on a high note and retire 25%

 

DeLaHoya is scheduled to face Floyd Mayweather Jr on May fifth as hoped by 33% of KOFB visitors.

 

Who will win: Shane Mosley vs. Fernando Vargas?

Vargas by Knockout  18%

Vargas by Decision  9%

Draw 0%

Mosley by Knockout  57%                                                                                    

Mosley by Decision  18%

 

Actual Result- Mosley won by 10th round TKO

Related Poll- Which of these past superstars will be great again? 

Sugar Shane Mosley  31%                                                                      

Ricardo Mayorga 13%

Vernon Forrest  8%

Fernando Vargas   20%

Oscar DeLaHoya  28%

 

Who will win: Erik Morales versus Manny Pacquiao 2? 

Pacquiao by knockout 49%

Pacquiao by Decision: 14%

Morales by knockout 6%

Morales by decision 33%

Actual Result- Pacquiao won by 11th round TKO

 

Related Polls: After splitting their two fight series with a win a piece, do you want to see Pacquiao-Morales 3?

Yes   42%

No   59%

Is Erik Morales finished?

Yes, all the wars caught up to him.  36 %

No, the Pacman just fought better than in the first fight.    44%

Not a chance, El Terrible will be back soon    22%

 

Who will win: Mark Too Sharp Johnson versus Jhonny Gonzalez?

Gonzalez by Knockout  40%

Gonzalez by Decision  15%

Draw 0%

Johnson by Knockout  0%

Johnson by Decision  45%

 

Actual Result- Gonzalez won by 8th round knockout

Who will win: Floyd Mayweather versus Zab Judah?     

Mayweather by knockout   56% 

Mayweather by decision  10%

Judah by knockout   34%

 

Actual Result- Mayweather won by unanimous decision

 

Related Polls- Does the Mayweather-Judah fight mean anything?

Sure, it’s still a decent match-up  19%

Kind of, Zab is still one of the best at 147  12%

Not much, Judah is mostly hype  5%

It’s a meaningless fight, Mayweather needs to fight Ricky Hatton  66%

Did Zab Judah foul Floyd Mayweather on purpose in order to prevent himself from being stopped?

Yes, he clearly did it to get himself out of trouble. 44%

No, the punches were thrown in a heated exchange and the fouls were unintentional.  11%

Hard to tell but Judah’s behavior towards Mayweather’s cornermen destroys any of his credibility.  46% 

Is Antonio Margarito the best welterweight in the world?

Absolutely 49%

No, Margarito vs the winner of Judah-Mayweather will settle things 34%

We need a welterweight tourney to determine the winner 18%

Part 2

View Poll Results Part One here

Since KOFantasyBoxing went live on the net we’ve featured polls to get your perspective on upcoming fights and issues in the world of boxing.  Our polls include Prediction Polls in which visitors selected potential outcomes for upcoming fights, and we also posted Opinion Polls regarding boxing related issues to measure public sentiment.

In Fight Prediction Polls KOFantasyBoxing visitors went 12-15 in terms of accuracy.  These results were gathered from polls posted on the homepage, they are for entertainment purposes only and should not to be considered scientifically accurate.  To vote in KOFantasyBoxing’s polls simply click Vote after making your selection in the Polls box on the left of this page.  Make sure to hit refresh to vote in all of our polls but please vote only once per customer.

Read on to see how your picks stacked up against what actually went down in the prize ring:

Who will win: Antonio Tarver vs. Bernard Hopkins?     

Tarver by Knockout    15%

Tarver by Decision      29%

Draw  0%

Hopkins by Knockout  27%

Hopkins by Decision    31%

 

Actual Result- Hopkins by unanimous decision

Who will win: Miguel Cotto versus Paul Malignaggi?      

Cotto by Knockout  30%

Cotto by Decision  15%

Draw  0%

Malignaggi by Knockout  18%

Malignaggi by Decision  40%                                                                  

 

Actual Result- Cotto by unanimous decision

Who will win: Jermain Taylor versus Winky Wright?    

Taylor by Decision  29%

Taylor by Knockout  14%

Draw  0%

Wright by Decision  47%

Wright by Knockout  12%

 

Actual Result- fight was declared a Draw

 

Who will win: Carlos Baldomir versus Arturo Gatti?

Baldomir by Decision  13%

Baldomir by Knockout  16%

Draw  4%

Gatti by Decision  34%

Gatti by Knockout  36%

 

Actual Result- Baldomir by ninth round TKO

Related Poll- With his hand re-injured and career waning, should Arturo Gatti keep fighting?

Gatti will sell tickets fighting Donald Duck, why retire? 32%

Gatti’s a sideshow, he’s no title threat.  18%

Let Gatti fight Baldomir then retire, Margarito will crush him. 35%

Gatti’s body is rapidly deteriorating, he should hang them up.  18%

 

 

Who will win: Jermain Taylor versus Bernard Hopkins 2?

Hopkins by knockout 47%

Hopkins by Decision 9%

Taylor by Knockout 5%

Taylor by Decision 40%

 

Actual Result- Taylor by unanimous decision

 

Related Polls-

Who won Hopkins-Taylor 1?  Fifty-five percent said Nard clearly won, 26% said B-Hop pulled it out late, a third of respondents thought JT beat B-Hop and twelve percent saw the fight even.

Do you think HBO is biased in their fight commentary?

Sure, all networks are  23%

Yes, it’s ridiculous how they play favorites  40% 

No, they are pretty fair.  14%

They’re a little biased.  25%

Who is the Middleweight Champion?

Jermain Taylor, no doubt. 43%

Bernard Hopkins   20%

Winner of Winky Wright vs Jermain Taylor  34%

Winner of Taylor-Hopkins 3   3%

 

Who would you consider Fighter of the Year for 2005?  

Jermain Taylor  13%

Jeff Lacy   5%

Winky Wright  26%

Ricky Hatton   33% 

Jose Luis Castillo   10%

Diego Corrales   13%

 

Of the two major cable networks, whose House Ring Announcer do you prefer? 

Michael Buffer of HBO  76%  Jimmy Lennon Jr. of Showtime  25%

Should Roy Jones retire?  Sixty-seven percent of you say yes and thirty-three percent want His Royness to keep fighting.

With Vitali Klitschko gone who is the Heavyweight Champion?

Nicolai Valuev   11%

Lamon Brewster   13%

Winner of Hasim Rahman vs. James Toney  24%

Winner of Wladimir Klitschko vs. Chris Byrd rematch  54%

Who do you think won Rahman-Toney?              

Boxing fans who’ve missed real heavyweight action  25%

Hasim Rahman won big  35%

James Toney should have gotten the nod  27%

It was a draw 14%

The bad call by the judges soured the event  0%

Who do you think won Freitas-Raheem?              

Freitas won a close one. 53%

Raheem deserved the decision. 20%

It was a draw, neither guy earned a win.  24%

Who cares, at least it is over.  5%

Who should Joe Calzaghe fight next?

Winner of Tarver-Hopkins 40%

Rematch with Jeff Lacy 7%

Glencoffe Johnson     0%

Roy Jones Jr.            36%

Mikkel Kessler         19%

 

Ok, well would you settle for Peter Manfredo Jr.?  The original Contender takes a quantum leap up in class on Saturday night, April 7, when he faces off against boxing’s longest reigning champion.

Send comments or questions to Alex Pierpaoli at: KOFantasyBoxing@gmail.com

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